(screenshots by mike from Chris Burden Metropolis 2 video)
Hot Wheels toy has come a long way. i used to collect them, specifically the Volkswagen Mini Buses and Drag Buses, and some Red Line series items. naturally, i sprung up straight on my chair and get all excited when i came across this fully-automated tracks that has 1,200 of this tiny die-casts whizzing around in roller coaster ride – over and over again.
thats awful lot of Hot Wheels in one place, considering the number of die-casts gathered on the tracks are as many as what Hot Wheels has introduced from 2004 up to 2009. asides from the sheer number of die-casts car, the other obvious highlight is the humongous web of tracks. it just makes you go “wow”
this city of tracks, dubbed Metropolis II, is a kinetic art piece created by Californian artist Chris Burden.
check out the video below and check out the noise 1200 Hot Wheels die-casts make. awesome.
via Nerd Approved